Carbon
Elemental State C
Electron Configuration 1s22s22p2
First Ionization Potential 11.260 eV
Electron Affinity 1.263 eV
Z* 3.136 (Clementi-Raimondi)
Pauling Electronegativity 2.55
Covalent Radius 0.77 Å single bond
Metallic Radius  
Ionic Radius  
van der Waal's Radius 1.70 Å
Melting Point ~3550 oC
Boiling Point 3825 oC sublimes

4492 oC (triple point at 10.3 mPa)

Density 1.9 - 2.3 g/cm3 graphite

3.15 - 3.53 g/cm3 diamond

Other Properties